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Florida appeals court overturns ruling denying dismissal in overtime case against Aegis Defense Services

David Hutton Aug. 10, 2017, 4:08pm

Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision denying Aegis Defense Services LLC’s motion to dismiss a complaint in which a contract employee alleged it failed to pay him overtime for work he did in Afghanistan on behalf of the company.

Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal decision paves way for trial over club's liability for drunk driving death

David Hutton Jul. 26, 2017, 5:51pm

Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court’s ruling for summary judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit, paving the way for a trial to determine whether a Winter Garden golf club can be held liable for damages in a woman’s death.

Foreclosure not outside statute of limitations, 5th District Court of Appeal rules

Charmaine Little Jul. 11, 2017, 2:59pm

FLAGLER COUNTY — The 5th District Court of Appeal has affirmed a trial court ruling that a Florida couple's foreclosure was not outside the statute of limitations.

Appeals court rules in favor of J.P. Morgan Securities in $25 million investment case

Charmaine Little Jun. 21, 2017, 12:26pm

A $25 million investment that went awry for a Florida company recently ended with an appeal before Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal.

Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal reverses decision in favor of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company

Charmaine Little Jun. 21, 2017, 12:25pm

Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a lower court's decision to rule against a lender in Volusia County in a foreclosure appeal.

Florida couple wins foreclosure appeal against Situs Investments

Charmaine Little Jun. 16, 2017, 10:00pm

A Florida appeals court recently ruled in favor of a Florida couple after a trial court awarded their creditor $118,000, including $89,000 in unpaid principal, in a foreclosure case.

Appeals court rules lower court was wrong to dismiss Florida homeowner's construction defect lawsuit

Charmaine Little Apr. 24, 2017, 3:27pm

LAKE COUNTY — The 5th District Court of Appeal in Florida has ruled on behalf of a Florida homeowner in a defection case that a trial court was wrong to dismiss the case.